The Million Dollar Coin. There's the loonie. And there's the toonie. But did you know that there's a $1 million gold coin? It was introduced in 2007. The coin weighs 100 kg and is .99999 per cent pure. The face value is $1 million, but the street value of the jumbo coin is closer to $5 million these days.
When you are buying gold coins these are the things to look for: Type of coin - Eagle, Sovereign etc. Size of coin - These can vary also. Sometimes measured in value and sometimes in weight. Face Value - 1 dollar or five dollar or even 10 dollar (for US or Canadian coins) for example. Weight - Usually measured in troy ounces or part of an oz but grams have also become a popular weight measurement recently. Fineness - (999% fine) Amount of gold compared to other metals such as silver.
Canadian Gold - The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf is the official bullion gold coin of Canada, and is produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. The brainchild of Walter Ott, it is one... http://www.canadiangold.co/